Banking Regulation's Illusive Quest

Peter J. Wallison

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 18-24, Spring 2007

Jonathan Macey's recent article "Commercial Banking and Democracy: The Illusive Quest for Deregulation" offers such a problematic argument for banking regulation that it implies such regulation is losing its intellectual foundation.

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Keywords: Banking Regulation's Illusive Quest, banking, deregulation, Jonathan Macey, bank regulation, federal fslic insurance, S&L charter, EPA clarification, fleet factors, federal-state relations, deposit insurance, moral hazard, market discipline, bank risk-taking, FDIC

JEL Classification: D40, E47, E49, E50, E51, E52, E53, E58, E59, E62

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Date posted: April 6, 2007  

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Wallison, Peter J., Banking Regulation's Illusive Quest. Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 18-24, Spring 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=978529

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